| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Our annual rankings of the best values in private colleges and universities (kiplinger.com/links/privatecolleges) highlight some interesting trends -- one of which is that private four-year schools are pumping the brakes on tuition increases. This year,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:40 PM
— Over 40 years, Lafayette High has produced thousands of great student-athletes.
On Friday, Oct. 18, the school's athletic department will honor some of the finest in school history with the latest installment of its Athletic Hall of Fame.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:01 AM
As part of our coverage of the 2013 Gloucester County Board of Supervisors election, we asked all seven candidates four questions via email.
We are printing their answers in their entirety online here in the Gloucester Blog prior to the Nov. 5 election....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
At a recent forum at the University of Virginia, hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones remarked that women traders lose focus after becoming mothers and breastfeeding their babies. A predictable flap ensued, and Jones backpedaled and then apologized.
| Jan 10, 2013
James M. Buchanan, the U.S. economist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of economic self-interest to understand why politicians do what they do, has died. He was 93.
He died Wednesday at a hospital in Blacksburg, Va., according to...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:00 PM
The TV career of Edgar Allan Jones Jr. began with a phone call in early 1958 from a producer who needed to cast someone knowledgeable about the law. Although Jones taught law full time at UCLA, he was nervous at the prospect of auditioning: His only...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Q: I am so relieved that the Food and Drug Administration finally got the antidepressant Budeprion XL 300 off the market. Years ago, my insurance company switched me from Wellbutrin XL 300 to Budeprion XL 300. Within a short time, I became suicidal,...
| Nov 18, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Brushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery offers myriad southern staples, from country ham biscuits to deep-fried catfish. The fare also includes scores of homemade ice creams, from oatmeal cookie dough to chocolate brownie...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The thousands of men expelled from the Boy Scouts of America on suspicion of molesting children came from all walks of life — teachers and plumbers, doctors and bus drivers, politicians and policemen. They ranged in age from teens to senior citizens...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
As my colleague Melissa Healy noted Thursday, a British medical journal recently invited doctors who specialize in end-of-life care to debate whether patients should be told that they're terminally ill. Two London-based palliative care doctors argued in...
| May 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Birthrates were dramatically reduced during the recession among women who did not finish high school, a development that far outpaced the drop among women with higher levels of education, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. Between 2008...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 4:37 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Ben F. Overton, a Green Bay, Wisc., native who was the first justice elected after merit-retention reforms in the 1970s, died Saturday in Gainesville after complications from heart surgery, the...